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  • Prostate Cancer Essay

    With it being the size of a walnut, the prostate gland is found between the bladder and the penis, and is part of the male reproductive system. There are three main disease associated with the prostate, including prostatitis, benign prostatic hyperplasia, and prostate caner. “Prostate cancer is an aggressive growth of malignant cancerous cells in the prostate that can be fatal.”(Cramer, 2015) In addition, prostate cancer is one of the most prevalent cancers in men and is one of the leading causes of cancer related deaths among men. Multiple factors are associated with the development of prostate cancer; one risk factor that affects the outcome of the patient is their age. Most researchers study the relationship between age and the cancer…

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  • Prostate Cancer Research Paper

    Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death amongst men in the United States. One in six men is estimated to be diagnosed with prostate cancer at some point in their lives. Similar trends are found worldwide to mirror those of the United States. However, the progression of prostate cancer is typically slow and does not metastasize all that often. Due to this, treatments can typically be life saving and prostate cancer deaths have declined ~35% from 1997 to 2007. This can…

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  • PSA Screening And Prostate Cancer Research

    types of cancers in the world. Each and every one of them have their own origin. For example, reproductive cancers which can be in both male and female In men there are multiple types of reproductive cancers. One of them is known as Prostate Cancer, which is located in the prostate and is a small walnut-shape that produces seminal fluid that nourishes and transports sperm according to Fig.1 (Mayo Foundation,2015). It is a common cancer in men and can develop in three different ways (Mayo…

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  • Racial Differences In Prostate Cancer

    discovery of recurrent gene fusions in prostate cancer in 20053, several prostate cancer specific molecular aberrations have been identified and are potentially targetable with specific inhibitors (Figure 1). Despite the high prevalence, the clinical utility and association of these markers with disease progression has not been firmly established. It may be due to the fact that the estimates on the prevalence of these molecular markers and clinical correlation analyses were based on conventional…

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  • Prostate Cancer Case Study

    1. The three treatment options function synergistically to benefit the patient with prostate cancer. The ionizing radiation causes single and double stranded breaks to the neoplastic cells DNA, this halts replication and cell function until it can be repaired. Etoposide is a podophyllotoxin that inhibits topoisomerase II, the enzyme responsible for unwinding the DNA. If the DNA cannot unwind, the cell will be unable to replicate, transcribe mRNA, or repair itself. If the cell is unable to repair…

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  • Informative Essay On Prostate Cancer

    Cancer is one of those words that everyone dreads. There are various types of cancer and any type of cancer is really bad news. All types of cancer are life threatening (this is what makes them so dreadful). Even with all that medical advancement we still don't have a complete cure for all types of cancer. However, there is continuous research going-on for finding better treatments for cancer and to increase our knowledge on cancer in general. Though there are treatments currently available for…

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  • Case Study Urology

    number of new projects such as: Renal Cell Carcinoma, Prostate Cancer, Pelvic Floor and Holmium laser prostatectomy outcomes. At the recent American Urological Association-Western Section meeting in Kauai, Hawaii October 23-28, 2016, the Division of Urology won 1st Place for Best Poster in the Kidney cancer session for work entitled, “Crowdsourcing Assessment of Surgeon dissection of renal artery and vein during Robotic Partial Nephrectomy: A novel approach for Quantitative…

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  • Essay On Promiscuity

    Can you predict promiscuity by looking at fingers ? Introduction “Imagine predicting if your partner is promiscuous simply by looking at their hands” . Throughout this essay there will be, a description on digit ratio 2:D 4:D, a description on what is promiscuity?, evidence that proves promiscuity can be predicted through digit ratio 2:D 4:D , research about unfaithfulness promiscuity and prostate cancer, Study on promiscuity and androgens, Can you predict promiscuity by looking at fingers?…

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  • Prostate Gland Essay

    The main function of the prostate gland, found only in men, is to discharge fluid that nourishes and protects the sperm. During ejaculation, the prostate gland also helps to push out the seminal fluid into the urethra. This gland is almost the size of a walnut and is located in the front side of the rectum, and in the center of the penis and the bladder. This is the passage way for urine to leave the body. Benign Prostate Hyperplasia (BPH) is a disease where there is an unbalanced growth of…

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  • Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia Research Paper

    Hyperplasia What is benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH)? Benign prostatic hyperplasia is a medical condition characterized by prostate enlargement this results in urinary symptoms such as difficulty passing urine, incomplete bladder emptying, or frequently urinating at night. This condition only affects men as women do not have prostate glands. This condition increases in prevalence with age. Progressive enlargement of the prostate may cause significantly bothersome symptoms and can increase…

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